There's no better way to spend time with loved ones than to sit down together with delicious barbecued food, full of great flavour and using straightforward methods, to enjoy the relaxed feeling that could only come from cooking in this way. This book is for anyone who wants to achieve this, offering exciting and inspiring barbecue and griddle pan recipes to share with friends and family. The book kicks off with an introductory chapter explaining the different global takes on barbecuing before moving on to a useful tips section of how to have a successful barbecue. There are also handy hints on using the tools of the trade, followed by the recipes section, which features 130 delicious ideas, each accompanied by a colour photograph. Recipes are broken down into mouth-watering starters followed by a tempting selection of main courses divided into meat, fish, veggie dishes and salads. There is also a section on barbecue basics, showing how to whip up the perfect accompaniment to enjoy with your meal. This book has a wide selection of recipes that can be enjoyed using the ease and immediacy of a griddle pan or the smoky charcoal of the barbecue, whatever the weather, season or time of day.